Il Marchesino

Address: Via Filodrammatici 2, Milan, 20121, Italy
Telephone: 02 7209 4338

- Expensive

4.7

The place for the ultimate night out in Milan – grand food and grand opera.

Chef Gualtiero Marchesi is a legend, the first Italian to achieve three Michelin stars and made a knight of the Italian republic for his services to food. His passion for music led him to create a restaurant within the building of La Scala. This is Italian haute cuisine at its finest, showed off in very stylish surroundings.

Food and drink
4.8
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Service
4.8
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Food and drink
4.8
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Value for money
4.4
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Ambience
4.7
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Location
4.9
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Food and drink

Like many of the central restaurants it stays open during the day, with the café serving lighter meals, drinks and coffees on the pavement. The food takes traditional Italian favourites and moves them up to new levels, such as a mouth-watering black risotto with baby squid. There are special pre- and post-opera menus on performance nights.

Ambience

Rich red chairs add warmth to the cool elegance of the room with its grey walls, wood floors, crisp white cloths and regimented tables. 

Service

Utterly professional.

Location

Right next to La Scala Opera House.

Price advice

Expect to pay around 70–80 euros for three courses without wine.

Tables to book

A chef’s table allows a lucky few to watch the kitchen at work.

Recommended for

  • Business travellers
  • Couples
  • Culture vultures
  • Foodies
  • Mature travellers
  • Celebrity spotting
  • Special occasions
  • Trendiness
  • Art

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